SWEDED TV

A project by TQW in cooperation with Forum Obdach Wien, street newspaper Augustin and artists Barbara Kaiser / Jakob Lena Knebl and Stefan-Manuel Eggenweber
The Forum Obdach Wien

offers former homeless people a space to meet and connect with each other. Regular meetings form the basis of a diverse set of special interest groups and projects. Participants with diverse backgrounds share similar experiences of living on the streets or being homeless at one point in their lives.

The Augustin

is Vienna’s street newspaper. Selling Augustin is an occupation and generates income for people who have been excluded from the job market and live in poverty. The face of poverty is just as diverse as the people selling Augustin on the streets of Vienna. What all vendors have in common is an individual history and a creativity when it comes to finding a solution for their current situation. This project by Forum Obdach in cooperation with Tanzquartier Wien gives some of the newspaper vendors the opportunity to leave behind their daily lives and take on a different role. The act of creating something together intensifies the creative process, exploring all that is possible.

Barbara Kaiser’s

artistic practice focuses on collaborative creative processes, the deconstruction of conventional narratives and experimental forms of music and radio art. She is cofounder of Vegetable Orchestra and has been on tour with this grassroots ensemble internationally since 1998. She is part of the Vienna editorial division of radia on Radio Orange since 2007. radia is an international radio art network comprising 25 different radio stations from Europe, Australia and the US. In 2003, Barbara Kaiser, Ingrid Schlögl and Tamara Wilhelm founded the collective z.b.: … Since 2008, Kaiser and Wilhelm have continued as a duo and their focus has shifted from pop stage shows to performances, installations and experimental music. Between 2001 and 2012, Barbara Kaiser was head of animated film and sound workshops at Zoom Trickfilmstudio until she accepted the same position at MuseumsQuartier.

Jakob-Lena Knebl's

works question the construction of identities and desires across different genres, material dimensions and disciplines. She creates ambiguous multimedia installations, “spaces of desire”, which oscillate between humour and sensuality. In recent years, Knebl has mostly worked on projects for public spaces and has taken part in many international exhibitions. Most recently, her works have been shown at Georg Kargl Fine Arts and LENTOS Kunstmuseum Linz. She will take charge of the Austrian Pavilion at next year’s Venice Biennale together with Ashley Hans Scheirl. Works presented at TQW include the recent performative installation Wir sind Henkel. Starting October 2021, Jakob Lena Knebl will be Professor of Transmedial Art at the University of Applied Arts Vienna.

Stefan-Manuel Eggenweber

is a filmmaker, writer and performer. His work focuses on hierarchies of the body and their deconstruction and is based on a radical analysis of systemic violence. His work has been shown at Tanzquartier Wien, Porn Film Festival Berlin and Diagonale Graz, among others. He studied Fashion & Styles at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna and Creative Writing at the University of Applied Arts Vienna. He currently teaches at the department of Transmedia Art at the University of Applied Arts Vienna.

Credits

Concept Barbara Kaiser, Jakob Lena Knebl Artistic realization Stefan-Manuel Eggenweber, Barbara Kaiser Performers Anteneh Alemu, Regina Amer, Celina Anozie, Sebastian Erlach, Stefan-Manuel Eggenweber, Nadine Friesenegger, Barbara Kaiser, Eli Kerbl, Nancy Mörth, Jan Pisar, Georg Prader, Michael Zöllner, Lyubov Leitner with Luna Audio mastering, music Oliver Stotz Camera Stefan-Manuel Eggenweber, Sebastian Erlach, Barbara Kaiser, Michael Zöllner Technical support TQW Marco Tölzer, Nicholas Langer Idea Theresa Rauter — A project in cooperation with Hunger auf Kunst und Kultur, Forum Obdach Wien and Augustin, supported by Erste Bank’s MehrWERT sponsorship programme.

                            

SWEDED TV

A project by TQW in cooperation with Forum Obdach Wien, street newspaper Augustin and artists Barbara Kaiser / Jakob Lena Knebl and Stefan-Manuel Eggenweber

Which content and people get represented in the media and what kind of standards does this set? These and other questions will be addressed by participants of the Forum Obdach Wien, street newspaper Augustin vendors and artists while they snatch the remote and zap through the TV programme. Existing formats will be appropriated, deconstructed and reinterpreted while utopian ideas take centre stage. SWEDED TV is a joint experiment in media deconstruction with the simplest of means, which does not end with visible representation but rethinks the film set as a free space for work and interaction through playful self-empowerment.

The Forum Obdach Wien

offers former homeless people a space to meet and connect with each other. Regular meetings form the basis of a diverse set of special interest groups and projects. Participants with diverse backgrounds share similar experiences of living on the streets or being homeless at one point in their lives.

The Augustin

is Vienna’s street newspaper. Selling Augustin is an occupation and generates income for people who have been excluded from the job market and live in poverty. The face of poverty is just as diverse as the people selling Augustin on the streets of Vienna. What all vendors have in common is an individual history and a creativity when it comes to finding a solution for their current situation. This project by Forum Obdach in cooperation with Tanzquartier Wien gives some of the newspaper vendors the opportunity to leave behind their daily lives and take on a different role. The act of creating something together intensifies the creative process, exploring all that is possible.

Barbara Kaiser’s

artistic practice focuses on collaborative creative processes, the deconstruction of conventional narratives and experimental forms of music and radio art. She is cofounder of Vegetable Orchestra and has been on tour with this grassroots ensemble internationally since 1998. She is part of the Vienna editorial division of radia on Radio Orange since 2007. radia is an international radio art network comprising 25 different radio stations from Europe, Australia and the US. In 2003, Barbara Kaiser, Ingrid Schlögl and Tamara Wilhelm founded the collective z.b.: … Since 2008, Kaiser and Wilhelm have continued as a duo and their focus has shifted from pop stage shows to performances, installations and experimental music. Between 2001 and 2012, Barbara Kaiser was head of animated film and sound workshops at Zoom Trickfilmstudio until she accepted the same position at MuseumsQuartier.

Jakob-Lena Knebl's

works question the construction of identities and desires across different genres, material dimensions and disciplines. She creates ambiguous multimedia installations, “spaces of desire”, which oscillate between humour and sensuality. In recent years, Knebl has mostly worked on projects for public spaces and has taken part in many international exhibitions. Most recently, her works have been shown at Georg Kargl Fine Arts and LENTOS Kunstmuseum Linz. She will take charge of the Austrian Pavilion at next year’s Venice Biennale together with Ashley Hans Scheirl. Works presented at TQW include the recent performative installation Wir sind Henkel. Starting October 2021, Jakob Lena Knebl will be Professor of Transmedial Art at the University of Applied Arts Vienna.

Stefan-Manuel Eggenweber

is a filmmaker, writer and performer. His work focuses on hierarchies of the body and their deconstruction and is based on a radical analysis of systemic violence. His work has been shown at Tanzquartier Wien, Porn Film Festival Berlin and Diagonale Graz, among others. He studied Fashion & Styles at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna and Creative Writing at the University of Applied Arts Vienna. He currently teaches at the department of Transmedia Art at the University of Applied Arts Vienna.

Credits

Concept Barbara Kaiser, Jakob Lena Knebl Artistic realization Stefan-Manuel Eggenweber, Barbara Kaiser Performers Anteneh Alemu, Regina Amer, Celina Anozie, Sebastian Erlach, Stefan-Manuel Eggenweber, Nadine Friesenegger, Barbara Kaiser, Eli Kerbl, Nancy Mörth, Jan Pisar, Georg Prader, Michael Zöllner, Lyubov Leitner with Luna Audio mastering, music Oliver Stotz Camera Stefan-Manuel Eggenweber, Sebastian Erlach, Barbara Kaiser, Michael Zöllner Technical support TQW Marco Tölzer, Nicholas Langer Idea Theresa Rauter — A project in cooperation with Hunger auf Kunst und Kultur, Forum Obdach Wien and Augustin, supported by Erste Bank’s MehrWERT sponsorship programme.

                            

17.12.
Fri
18.00
Film premiere & popcorn
18.12.
Sat
18.00–20.00
Video loop with German subtitles
17.12.
Fri
18.00
Film premiere & popcorn
18.12.
Sat
18.00–20.00
Video loop with German subtitles
TQW Studios
Free admission

Registration for the film premiere will be open as of 14 December.

 
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